Health Design Technology Institute
The Health Design Technology Institute will be the home of a number of initiatives for designing technologies and ways of working to help people manage their healthcare. This includes designing better products and systems to help the healthcare industry to manage the diverse needs of a number of people with long-term health conditions.
Is it all Doom and Gloom? - Bob Satchwell
Bob Satchwell is Executive Director of the Society of Editors. He is an experienced speaker, debater and lecturer on media issues, press freedom, freedom of information, business ethics, leadership, business in the community and strategic public relations. In this Coventry Conversation you can hear Bob talking about doom and gloom in the media world.
Why all Governments Need Spin - Nicholas Jones
Nicholas Jones was for many years BBC political correspondent. His books include Sultans of Spin, The Control Freaks, Soundbites and Spin Doctors and Trading Information. He has been involved in the world of politics for more than 30 years as a journalist, most prominently as the BBC’s political correspondent and in uniquely qualified to talk about how politicians can manipulate the media. In this Coventry Conversation, Nicholas discusses why spin is central to all governments, both Tory and
MAS.962 Autism Theory and Technology (MIT)
This course will lay a foundation in autism theory and autism technology that significantly leverages and expands the Media Lab's ability to pioneer new technology. Students will not only develop new technologies, but also understand, help, and learn from people with autism, a fast-growing group that the CDC identified in the year 2005 as involving an estimated 1 in 150 school-age children ages 6-21. Students will gain an understanding of the basic challenges faced by people diagnosed with autis
Is there a Crisis in World Journalism? Professor Bo Cui
Professor Bo Cui is from the Zhejiang University of Media and Communication in China. Here she gives a Chinese perspective on the question of whether world journalism is in crisis.
Equality and Diversity in the Media - Dhiren Katwa
Dhiren Katwa is with the Environment Agency as External Relations Advisor. He has been a trustee of Birmingham Rathbone (a charity for people with mild to moderate learning difficulties) since 2007. In addition, he sits on the ITV Central Diversity Panel and on the Diversity Board of the Chartered Institute of Public Relations and a member of the Equality Council of the National Union of Journalists. Here he discusses the current issues in making the media a more diverse and equal industry.
Afghanistan Conference - Are we embedding the truth?
This conference was organised by Coventry University, Journalism.co.uk and the BBC College of Journalism to discuss the role of the media in the Afghanistan conflict. Speakers included Stuart Ramsey, Vaughan Smith, Jonathan Marcus, Tim Luckhurst, Jon Williams, Brigadier Mark van der Lande, Hanan Habibzai, Richard Keeble and Fred Mudhai. Chaired by Kevin Marsh.
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Legal Controversy on the Telly - Glen Del Medico
Glen Del Medico, who is now retired, was the BBC’s chief programme legal adviser and worked for the corporation for nearly 40 years. In his time he’s dealt with almost every legal controversy the BBC has been faced with and says on the Hutton Inquiry, that he would have cleared Andrew Gilligan’s story about the dossier on Iraqi weapons for broadcast if he had been consulted on it. Hear him speaking to students on matters of media law.
Speaking for the McCann’s - Clarence Mitchell
Clarence Mitchell is the spokesman for the McCann’s. He has been involved with the BBC for a number of years, and until recently was working for the government in the Media Monitoring Unit.
Cure or weapon? Towards a new ethics of biological research - Alexander Kelle
In this Charter Day lecture, Dr Alexander Kelle, from the University of Bath's Department of European Studies and Modern Languages, talks about biological research and its possible applications for good, and ill. Illustrating a track record over a century long of biological developments being put to uses outside their original purpose, he proposes the creation of an International Framework Agreement to ensure that we learn from the mistakes of the past.Author(s):
11.165 Infrastructure in Crisis: Energy and Security Challenges (MIT)
The purpose of this seminar is to examine efforts in developing and advanced nations and regions to create, finance and regulate infrastructure systems and services that affect energy security. We will introduce a variety of methodological and disciplinary perspectives. During the seminar, students will explore how an energy crisis can be an opportunity for making fundamental changes to improve collapsing infrastructure networks. The sessions will be used to introduce the challenges to modern s
Social Enterprise Education for Health Care Professionals
This case study outlines a project to embed social enterprise activities in the Faculty of Health inter-professional learning curriculum
21W.730 Writing on Contemporary Issues: Social and Ethical Issues (MIT)
This course provides the opportunity for students-as readers, viewers, writers and speakers-to engage with social and ethical issues they care deeply about. Over the course of the semester, through discussing the writing of classic and contemporary authors, we will explore different perspectives on a range of social issues such as free speech, poverty and homelessness, mental illness, capital punishment and racial and gender inequality. In addition, we will analyze selected documentary and f
Tree Id Class with Dan Williams at UGA's Oconee Forest Park
Dan Williams with the University of Georgia's Warnell School of Forestry and Natural Resources teaches tree identification classes open to the public at Oconee Forest Park near Lake Herrick in Athens, GA.
Blackboard 9 - SafeAssign
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Introduction to Fluid Power: Trainers Guide
Trainers guide. This unit contains information on basic hydraulics and is based on a range Certificate II and III units from the following Training Packages: * Aviation: National Aerospace Training Package Aircraft Maintenance Engineering. * Automotive: The Automotive Industry RSR Training Package. * Polymer: Plastics, Rubber and Cablemaking PMB98. In this unit, you will learn about: * what hydraulics is * how hydraulics works * the components which make up a hydraulic system *
Introduction to Fluid Power
This is the complete unit. Each topic can be download as an individual item. This unit contains information on basic hydraulics and is based on a range Certificate II and III units from the following Training Packages: * Aviation: National Aerospace Training Package Aircraft Maintenance Engineering. * Automotive: The Automotive Industry RSR Training Package. * Polymer: Plastics, Rubber and Cablemaking PMB98. In this unit, you will learn about: * what hydraulics is * how hydraulics wor
SRXIND005A: Promote compliance with laws and legal principles: Trainers guide
Trainers guide. This resource forms the trainers guide for the unit of competency, SRXIND005A: Promote Compliance with Laws and Legal Principles. It is part of the National Community Recreation, Fitness, Outdoor Recreation and Sport Industry Training Package. The resource primarily consists of guidance to the learner on how and where to find information and giving them tasks to apply the information. This is achieved by introducing various aspects of the law via a simulated dialogue with a "me